do you live in sin and plan to get married? you’re doing it right.

The odds of divorce among women who married their only cohabiting partner were 28% lower than among women who never cohabited before marriage, according to sociologist Daniel Lichter of Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y.

So, in other words, live with your long-term lover if you seriously plan to marry him/her and maybe you won’t divorce later.

I started living with my now-wife in 2000, and we got married in 2003. And most of you know what I’m dealing with. Just call me the minority.

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